There are 26 extant manuscripts of the Book of the City of Ladies, plus 22 of the Trésor de la Cité des Dames, which she also completed in 1405.
Christine de Pizan
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Forty seven extant manuscripts of the Epistre Othéa bear witness to the importance of the work itself, and to the ways in which Christine became the first professional female author from the Middle Ages.
For our seminar, we will be reading the excerpts contained in The Selected Writings of Christine de Pizan: New Translations, Criticism, translated by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski and Kevin Brownlee; edited by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, New York and London: Norton (A Norton Critical Edition), 1997: p.